Latrodectus geometricus
(Brown Widow Spider)

Picture ID 11511

Picture of Latrodectus geometricus (Brown Widow Spider) - Lateral

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The lighter spots are more of a yellowish tan than a white. It was building a web/nest in the corner behind my door in my dorm room. It pretty much stayed in that corner and didn't venture too much. I would love to know what kind of spider this is, and if possible, I'd like to know if it is male or female.

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ItsyBitsy

Hi, welcome to Spider ID. 🙂 This is a Brown Widow, Latrodectus geometricus.

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